Publication Launch: Oxford Classical Reception Commentaries

Monday, April 15, 2024 - 5:00pm
Outreach Room, Ioannou Centre, 66 St Giles, Oxford

Join us at 5pm in the Outreach Room (Ioannou Centre, OX1 3LU) to celebrate the launch of the first two volumes of the Oxford Classical Reception Commentaries series, co-edited by Lorna, Stephen Harrison, and Elizabeth Vandiver. The first two books, Greek and Roman Antiquity in First World War Poetry and Rupert Brooke, Charles Sorley, Isaac Rosenberg, and Wilfred Owen will be released on 7 May, and the launch will include short talks by the editors Elizabeth, Stephen, and Lorna, as well as one by Deborah Roberts (Haverford) and an introduction by APGRD Director Fiona Macintosh. 

Free, all welcome, no booking required.

Join Online

If you cannot attend the launch in person and wish to join us online, please email for the Zoom link, which we will send out on Monday morning.


The Ioannou Centre is fully wheelchair accessible; an accessible toilet is located on the ground floor and on the first floor. Please see the online Access Guide for more details about the building's accessibility. Feel free to email the apgrd at: with any queries. 

Front cover to 'Rupert Brooke, Charles Sorley, Isaac Rosenberg, & Wilfred Owen: Classical Connections' Book cover for 'Greek and Roman Antiquity in First World War Poetry'